August 5th, 2022
As a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, I made the following statement about my vote for a resolution endorsing Finland and Sweden ascending to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO):
December 8th, 2021
The establishment of a Center for Democratic Resilience within NATO will further allow the organization's mission of promoting liberty, human rights, democracy, and the rule of law to flourish.
April 11th, 2019
On its 70th anniversary, NATO remains more important than ever to the security of the free world because Russia still poses a threat to the alliance.
December 29th, 2016
With Russia to its north looking to reestablish its empire and terrorists to its south bent on creating an Islamic caliphate, Turkey should have every reason to look west. But under the reign of President Erdogan, Turkey has...
September 3rd, 2014
In 1994, Russia promised to respect the territorial integrity of Ukraine in exchange for Ukraine giving up its nuclear weapons. Twenty years later, that agreement is nothing but a torn up piece of paper. Russian tanks rolled...
May 23rd, 2022
I joined 15 of my House colleagues in a bipartisan resolution strongly supporting the applications of Finland and Sweden to NATO.
November 9th, 2021
I recently led a group of colleagues in sending a letter to President Biden urging the Biden Administration to take swift action against Russia’s most recent buildup at the Ukrainian Border.
July 12th, 2018
As the war waged in Syria has moved forward with YPG (Kurdish) troops in the North and U.S.-supported FSA and Iraqi Troops in the East, ISIS took major hits and was reduced in operational functionality over 2017.
December 1st, 2014
The apparent shutdown of a Chevron fracking facility in Romania may be the results of efforts by Russia to stop natural gas production in Eastern Europe. Not long after opening the hydraulic fracturing facility in Pungesti,...